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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 873-06
September 07, 2006

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

          The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

          Sgt. Germaine L. Debro, 33, of Omaha, Neb., died on Sept. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations. Debro was assigned to the Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry Regiment, Fremont, Neb.

          Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Nebraska National Guard public affairs office at (402) 309-7300.

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